Wade Goodwyn Wade Goodwyn is a NPR National Desk Correspondent covering Texas and the surrounding states.

David Thweatt, the school superintendent in Harrold, Texas, is seen in 2008. Troubled by school shootings around the country, Thweatt decided to arm school staff. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Amid Calls For Gun Control, Some Push For Weapons At School

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Teenager's Faith At Odds With Locator Tags In School IDs

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Conflicts, Errors Revealed In Positive Fracking Study

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Pilots At Bankrupt American Airlines Push For Merger

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Dallas Residents Weigh In On 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks

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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (left), Indiana Gov.-Elect Mike Pence (center) and Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, participate in a panel discussion during the 2012 RGA Annual Conference on Thursday in Las Vegas. Ronda Churchill/AP hide caption

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GOP Governors Say Party Lost On Strategy, Not Issues

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Fault Lines Form In GOP After Romney Comments

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GOP Governors Assess Future Of Republican Party

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Airlines Work To Get Planes Back In Place

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Airline Industry Still Feeling The Effects Of Sandy

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Sandy Shuts Down Nine Airports Along East Coast

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American Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Miami International Airport this month. Reports indicate that American Airlines has canceled somewhere between 2 and 5 percent of flights in recent days, reportedly blaming a surge in pilot sick days and maintenance write-ups by pilots. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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American Airlines Fliers Fed Up As Labor Clash Rages

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American Airlines Warns It's Eliminating Jobs

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Smoke Cleared, Texas Gun Owners Remain Wary

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Volunteers check in a voter in Palo Pinto, Texas, in November 2008. The state is using a list from the Social Security Administration to purge dead voters from its election rolls. Tom Pennington/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Texans Bereaved Over 'Dead' Voter Purge

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